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Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13562

Current Name

Escherichia coli

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, O₂, 1 day

Biological and Genomic Info

Antigenic Properties




Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

STEC / VTEC, Stx1 (-ve), Stx2a (+ve), Eae (-ve), aggR (+ve), Contains EAggEC (enteroaggregative E. coli) virulence plasmid.Ferments Sorbitol. Resistant to Ampicillin, Cefoxitin, Cefotaxime, Cetfazidime, Streptomycin, Tetracycline, Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole and Nalidixic Acid. Produces extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL): CTM-M 15

Additional Info

Accession Date



HPA MSD, Colindale


< HPA MSD, Colindale STEC / VTEC associated with the 2011 Germany outbreak



Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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